VVA National Convention 2021
Chapter 126 president Fred Gasior reported that VVA has now almost 90,000 members, has assets of $6.5 million, and that “Last Man Standing” was the key strategic direction of the 678 delegates. He added that House Resolution 234 to award South Korean Vietnam veterans VA benefits carried, and another resolution to allow KAVVA members to become full VVA members after he clarified the charter, carried unanimously. For this work, Fred was appointed to the National Minority Committee.
Fred announced that Jack McManus, the current Treasurer, is the new VVA president after his write-in candidacy won by a large margin. Fred noted that Jack is supportive of our Agent Orange efforts